My Favorite American History Books

A Listmania! list by B. Sauer
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The list author says: "These are the best books on American History that I've had the opportunity to read."
Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution
1.  Patriots: The Men Who Started the American Revolution by A. J. Langguth
The list author says:
  "Great quick read that gives you an introduction to the characters of the American Revolution."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (118 customer reviews)

The Dance of Legislation: An Insider's Account of the Workings of the United States Senate
2.  The Dance of Legislation: An Insider's Account of the Workings of the United States Senate by Eric Redman
The list author says:
  "Really good book to read if you ever wanted to truly understand the process a bill takes to becoming a law in the US Congress."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

The Bishop's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright
3.  The Bishop's Boys: A Life of Wilbur and Orville Wright by Tom D. Crouch
The list author says:
  "A fun book about the Wright Brothers and how they broke the riddle of human flight."
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Undaunted Courage:  Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West
4.  Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose
The list author says:
  "Outstanding book on Lewis and Clark."
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D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Battle for the Normandy Beaches
5.  D-Day: June 6, 1944: The Battle for the Normandy Beaches by Stephen E. Ambrose
The list author says:
  "If you ever wanted to know what if felt like to be at Normandy on D-Day, read this book."
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Rise to Rebellion: A Novel of the American Revolution (The American Revolutionary War)
6.  Rise to Rebellion: A Novel of the American Revolution (The American Revolutionary War) by Jeff Shaara
The list author says:
  "My absolute favorite book on the American Revolution.  The first chapter had my heart pounding!"
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The Glorious Cause (The American Revolutionary War)
7.  The Glorious Cause (The American Revolutionary War) by Jeff Shaara
The list author says:
  "The sequel to 'Rise to Rebellion' was every bit as good as the first."
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Gods and Generals: A Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy)
8.  Gods and Generals: A Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy) by Jeff Shaara
The list author says:
  "If you want to know something about the Civil War and the heartache of it, read this book as well as the whole series."
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The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy)
9.  The Killer Angels: The Classic Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy) by Michael Shaara
The list author says:
  "Best book I've ever read on Gettysburg."
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The Last Full Measure: A Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy)
10.  The Last Full Measure: A Novel of the Civil War (Civil War Trilogy) by Jeff Shaara
The list author says:
  "A great end to a great trilogy."
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Campaigning with Grant
11.  Campaigning with Grant by Horace Porter
The list author says:
  "A great first hand account of the civil war!  A very fun and easy read."
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Miracle At Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention May - September 1787
12.  Miracle At Philadelphia: The Story of the Constitutional Convention May - September 1787 by Catherine Drinker Bowen
The list author says:
  "The best book I've ever read on the Constitutional Convention.  I've read this a couple of times."
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Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union
13.  Henry Clay: Statesman for the Union by Robert Vincent Remini
The list author says:
  "I flew through this book.  Great chapters on The Missouri Compromise, and the nullificatoin crisis."
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Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time
14.  Daniel Webster: The Man and His Time by Robert Vincent Remini
The list author says:
  "I thought this book would be boring, but the subject was great, and the writing even better.  This covers my favorite part of American history other than the Revolution."
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Thomas Jefferson: A Life
15.  Thomas Jefferson: A Life by Willard Sterne Randall
The list author says:
  "An outstanding biography of a very complex man.  This was a book that had so many good quotes that my highlighter dried out."
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Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Empire, 1767-1821. Vol. 1
16.  Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Empire, 1767-1821. Vol. 1 by Robert V. Remini
The list author says:
  "My favorite 3 Biographies on a President were all by Robert Remini about Andrew Jackson, this is the first!"
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Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Freedom, 1822-1832
17.  Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Freedom, 1822-1832 by Robert V. Remini
The list author says:
  "My favorite 3 Biographies on a President were all by Robert Remini about Andrew Jackson, this is the second!"
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Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845
18.  Andrew Jackson: The Course of American Democracy, 1833-1845 by Robert V. Remini
The list author says:
  "My favorite 3 Biographies on a President were all by Robert Remini about Andrew Jackson, this is the third!"
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John Tyler: Champion of the Old South
19.  John Tyler: Champion of the Old South by Oliver Perry Chitwood
The list author says:
  "This book was outstanding.  I never realized how much actually occurred during this man's administration, and the difficulties he faced after the death of William Henry Harrison."
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Millard Fillmore: Biography of a President
20.  Millard Fillmore: Biography of a President by Robert J. Rayback
The list author says:
  "Very exciting time in our nation's history.  Read about the Missouri Compromise and how the Civil War was delayed 10 years because of the leadership of Henry Clay, Millard Fillmore, and Daniel Webster.  Ultimately, this lost Fillmore the presidency."
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Lincoln
21.  Lincoln by David Herbert Donald
The list author says:
  "My favorite book on Abraham Lincoln."
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Reagan's Revolution: The Untold Story of the Campaign That Started It All
22.  Reagan's Revolution: The Untold Story of the Campaign That Started It All by Craig Shirley
The list author says:
  "What an insight into the campaign that ushered in an era of lower taxes, and less government.  Even though he lost in 1976, he ended up changing the mindset of how Washington operates."
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American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880 - 1964
23.  American Caesar: Douglas MacArthur 1880 - 1964 by William Manchester
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Patton: A Genius for War
24.  Patton: A Genius for War by Carlo D'Este
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Eisenhower: A Soldier's Life
25.  Eisenhower: A Soldier's Life by Carlo D'Este
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General of the Army: George C. Marshall, Soldier and Statesman
26.  General of the Army: George C. Marshall, Soldier and Statesman by Ed Cray
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